Ruriko Yoshida is an Associate Professor in the Department of Operations Research at Naval Postgraduate School.

Research Statement

My main research interest is to apply algebraic geometry and combinatorics to computational problems in phylogenetics, the combination of two major fields in life sciences: Genomics, i.e. the study of the function and structure of genes and genomes; and Molecular Phylogenetics, i.e., the study of the hierarchical evolutionary relationships among organisms or genes.

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